Healthcare

Asiri Central assists Sri Lanka Heart Association to raise bar in intervention surgery and general cardiology care

/ Friday, 12 August 2016 00:02

Highlighting its commitment to raising the bar in the country’s healthcare sector, Asiri Central stepped up to host the pre-congress workshop...


Reveal real beauty with Lush Skin Clinic

/ Friday, 12 August 2016 00:00

No matter how beautiful or smart you are, a small imperfection in your skin might make you lose confidence in front of others. Everybody...


Doctors at top Indian hospital charged in kidney harvesting racket

/ Friday, 12 August 2016 00:00

Reuters: NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The chief executive, medical director and three other doctors at a prestigious Indian hospital ha...


CIC Introduces ‘PediaSure’ new package range to Sri Lankan market at a special price

/ Friday, 12 August 2016 00:00

From left: CIC Holdings Marketing Manager for Abbott Nutrition Sachitha Rodrigo, CIC Holdings Head of Pharma M. Jayasekaran, Indian Representative ...


Scientists rehash evidence on sunscreen and skin cancer

/ Friday, 12 August 2016 00:00

Reuters (Reuters Health): There isn’t much evidence to conclusively prove that daily sunscreen use can prevent most skin cancers, a research ...


Royal Hospital outsources lab services to Lanka Hospitals Diagnostics

/ Tuesday, 9 August 2016 00:15

Royal Hospital, Colombo recently announced its decision to outsource its laboratory services to Lanka Hospitals Diagnostics (LHD), the pioneers in ...


Asiri Surgical Hospitals offers comprehensive treatment of urological diseases

/ Tuesday, 9 August 2016 00:11

Asiri Surgical Hospitals, one of the leading private healthcare providers in Sri Lanka, has a portfolio of skilled and experienced medical experts ...


Photon Technologies introducing series of versatile laboratory testing machines

/ Tuesday, 9 August 2016 00:10

Bringing you tomorrow’s technology, the pioneer Photon Technologies Ltd. discloses their fully automated bio chemistry analysers titled as Se...


Farlin launches innovative hybrid breast pump in Sri Lanka

/ Tuesday, 9 August 2016 00:08

In keeping with its innovative streak and its commitment to ongoing product development, Farlin has launched a unique breast pump that offers conve...


Apexaura sprouts 2nd anniversary with sales stars

/ Tuesday, 9 August 2016 00:07

Apexaura, an upcoming marketer in the industry of herbal food supplements unleashed a plethora of praise upon its super sales personnel and employe...


Showcasing the cutting edge at Sri Lanka Lab and Medical Expo 2016

/ Friday, 5 August 2016 00:00

From left: Ministry of HealthDeputy Director GeneralDr. Amal Harsha De Silva,  Conference on Environmental ChallengesCo-Chair Prof....


New SLCPI President says Chamber and MOH share common goal to benefit patients

/ Friday, 5 August 2016 00:00

President of the SLCPI Palitha Jayatileka with Health Minister Dr Rajitha Senaratne The newly-appointed President of the Sri Lanka Chamber ...


FAO supports training of young medical practitioners in promoting healthy diets

/ Friday, 5 August 2016 00:00

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is collaborating with the Postgraduate Institute of Medicine (PGIM), Colombo to o...


Ninewells Hospital capping ceremony

/ Friday, 5 August 2016 00:00

Nurses Training School of Ninewells Care Mother and Baby Hospital Ltd., a member of the Access Group of Companies, conducted the ‘capping&rsq...


Lanka Hospitals forges ties with Seychelles to spur medical tourism

/ Monday, 1 August 2016 19:01

Lanka Hospitals which recorded its highest ever profits in 2015, now looks to medical tourism to further  enhance its profitability while cons...


FAO supports training of young medical practitioners in promoting healthy diets

/ Monday, 1 August 2016 00:01

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is collaborating with the Postgraduate Institute of Medicine (PGIM), Colombo to o...


Govt. rolls out groundbreaking free Emergency Ambulance Service ‘1990’

/ Monday, 1 August 2016 00:00

The groundbreaking free emergency ambulance service “1990” was launched last week by the Government with the assistance of ...


Professor Nandadasa Kodagoda 19th Memorial oration tomorrow

/ Monday, 1 August 2016 00:00

As in the past, this year too, the Nandadasa Kodagoda Memorial Trust has organised an  event to commemorate the death anniversary o...


Golden Key Hospital acquires next generation equipment for cataract surgery

/ Thursday, 28 July 2016 00:00

The Golden Key Eye & ENT Hospital has significantly enhanced its cataract surgery capabilities with the acquisition of Alcon’s CENTURION ...


Nawaloka Hospitals announces newly-equipped neuro-centre

/ Thursday, 28 July 2016 00:00

In response to growing needs for comprehensive and compassionate care for neurological and spinal treatments, private healthcare giant, Nawaloka Ho...


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An old presidential ethic, or a new political culture?

26 August 2016

  THE X FILES – the more some things change, the more they remain the same… You could think we would know better by now not to make future heroes out of former zeroes. We have had our idolatrous fingers burned by ...


Learn to learn by doing; do not outsource your education

26 August 2016

“...Tell me I forget, teach me and I remember, involve me and I learn,” said Benjamin Franklin.   Then, how do you feel about the students who do not listen to what you tell them, who do not study what you teach, and who do...


Post-Paada Yathra – Punditry and Polemics

26 August 2016

 Confusing friend and foe with right and wrong is an occupational hazard of partisan commentators. Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka is no exception to the rule. Despite the voluntary stepping on a discursive banana skin, his latest essay ‘Politic...


Fast-track reforms to address skill gaps

26 August 2016

 The Sri Lanka Human Capital Summit (HCS) served as a platform for a dialogue between policymakers, business leaders, industry experts and global thought leaders. The conference also served as a platform to identify solutions to bridge the sk...


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